By Joseph Mangina When a colleague invited me to be part of an online panel on the theme of “Petroculture, War, and Democracy,” I must admit to being somewhat flummoxed. I am a theologian, one who generally ... Read More...
When Nathan Jennings says that liturgy is an “organic analogue of reality,” he means that the connections between the divine life and human life are not arbitrary. He also means that liturgical theology is something more than history (how liturgy developed) or anthropology (how people happen to behave in the liturgy). When we are doing liturgical theology we are encountering the very nature of God.
Like many people, I feel a sense of foreboding about what is coming on our nation and our world.
James Alison suggests that the vocation of a preacher is “Be a professional hypocrite."